Recipe tip: Fava bean dip

This dip is suitable as an accompaniment to Mediterranean dishes, hearty salads and crispy flatbread:


  • 3 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 clove of garlic, chopped
  • 1 can (425 g) fava beans, rinsed and drained
  • ½ teaspoon cumin powder
  • ¼ cup fresh lemon juice
  • ½ cup coarsely chopped tomatoes
  • 1 shallot, diced
  • 1 poblano chilli, seeds removed, roughly chopped
  • about 1 tablespoon harissa
  • ½ cup coarsely chopped parsley


1. Heat to 3 tablespoons olive oil in a medium saucepan and saute the garlic in 2 minutes gently.Give beans, cumin and ¼ cup of water. Bring to a boil and let it simmer for 4 minutes weak.

2. Puree the cooled beans with the remaining ingredients and salt in a blender to a lumpy mass.

3. Fill the dip into a bowl and place it at least 15 minutes cold. To serve, sprinkle
1 teaspoon oil and a little extra harissa about. Besides flatbread You can serve in strips sliced radishes and carrots for dipping.

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